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"Blackpool Tower" Tower Tip by grayfo

Tower, Blackpool: 27 reviews and 51 photos

  Blackpool Tower - Postcard
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At a height to the top of the flagpole of 518 Ft 9 ins, The Blackpool Tower & Circus, the world famous Victorian landmark has recently been restored to its former glory. The building was originally started on 29th September 1891 taking 2 years 6 Months to complete. The original cost was £45,000. The Tower first opened Whit Monday, 14th May 1894 with an original admission of 6d (2 & 1/2 pence). Today the lift makes approx. 50,000 trips per year.

Address: The Promenade, Blackpool, FY1 4BJ
Directions: On the sea front.
Phone: 01253 622242
Website: http://www.theblackpooltower.co.uk

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 16, 2005
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